Joe D

I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73, '00 and '15, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction and interact with other passionate Met fans like you. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.

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Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

Mets utility infielder Justin Turner, who left Tuesday’s game after six innings with right hamstring tightness, will get an MRI this morning and be evaluated by team doctors. Turner later told reporters,”I came in and the trainer said to shut it down,” according to ESPN New York. “I’ve never had any hamstring problems before. Hopefully it’s […]

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Opening Day Is Monday, March 31 vs. Washington at Citi Field

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Opening Day Is Monday, March 31 vs. Washington at Citi Field

The New York Mets today announced the club will begin the 2014 regular season at Citi Field vs. the National League East rival Washington Nationals Monday, March 31. Highlights of the 2014 schedule include: March 31 thru April 6 – Opening homestand versus the Nationals and Cincinnati Reds May 12 thru 15 – The Mets […]

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Captain America and Batman Injury Updates Presented By Marvel

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Captain America and Batman Injury Updates Presented By Marvel

WHO WERE THOSE UNMASKED MEN LURKING IN THE METS DUGOUT LAST NIGHT? Mets third baseman David Wright, insists he will play for the Mets again this season although he admits that time is running out. Wright, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 3 with a strained hamstring, returned to New York from […]

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

As Met fans, who have been conditioned to focus on the future, we all waited anxiously for the debuts of Wilmer Flores and Travis d’Arnaud this season. Flores appeared first and hit the ground running, driving in nine runs in his first seven games. The 22-year old was batting .286 with a .762 OPS until […]

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Rubin: Mets Have No Intentions Of Non-Tendering Ike Davis

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Rubin: Mets Have No Intentions Of Non-Tendering Ike Davis

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have no intention of non-tendering Ike Davis based on what team insiders have told him. Rubin adds that team insiders appear satisfied that Davis will not be cost prohibitive in 2014 in a way that would force them to cut him loose. That may be […]

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Mets To Play Au Pair In Montreal Next Spring

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Mets To Play Au Pair In Montreal Next Spring

#BlueJays are expected to announce tomorrow plans for two spring games versus #Mets at Montreal's Olympic Stadium next year. — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) September 9, 2013 As reported by Shi Davidi, The Mets and Toronto Blue Jays will play a pair of spring-training games at Olympic Stadium in Montreal next March. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets […]

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Has Eric Young Jr. Done Enough To Warrant The Left Field Job In 2014?

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Has Eric Young Jr. Done Enough To Warrant The Left Field Job In 2014?

Ever since we acquired Eric Young Jr. from Colorado after they placed him on waivers, I never looked at him as anything more than a utility outfielder. I saw a player who was taking advantage of his increased playing time which came as a result of flops by Collin Cowgill, Lucas Duda, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and […]

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Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

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Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date […]

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

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MMO Mailbag: Do You Believe The Mets Will Spend This Offseason?

John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade […]

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Stephen Drew and Yunel Escobar Among Shortstops Mets Will Consider This Offseason

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Stephen Drew and Yunel Escobar Among Shortstops Mets Will Consider This Offseason

The Mets could pursue a free agent shortstop this offseason, according to Andy Martino of New York Daily News. Martino, who has spent the last three days schmoozing with the Mets and covering for Kevin Burkhardt, says the upcoming Winter could be the the most important for the Mets in several years. In talking with a Mets […]

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